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IDT extends VVA frequency coverage

IDT has introduced two RF voltage variable attenuators (VVA) which expand its VVA frequency coverage to a range of 1 MHz to 6 GHz. Like the other members of the family, the F2255 and F2258 devices offer industry-leading low insertion loss and high linearity. IDT’s VVAs deliver analogue…

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Inphi delivering 40/50/100/400G PAM4 interconnect ICs

High speed analogue semiconductor company Inphi will have general availability in Q4 of four-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) chipset solutions for 40G, 50G, 100G, 400G and a companion linear TIA for multi-rate PAM4 interconnects, it says. The foundation of the PAM4 PHY IC solutions is InphiNity Core DSP…

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ADI launches quad-channel protector

Analog Devices (ADI) has introduced a quad-channel protector and two multiplexers offering ±55V overvoltage protection (OVP) for precision converters, amplifiers and other components that operate from a voltage of 4.5V up to 36V. According to ADI the ADG5462F quad channel protector, ADG5248F 8:1 multiplexer and ADG5249F differential…

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LT puts supercapacitor power back-up on a chip

Linear Technology has put the whole of a supercapacitor power back-up system on one chip. Rated at 2A, it will back-up a voltage rail (Vsys) between 1.71 and 5.25V. Key to the chip, called LTC3110, is a 1.2MHz four-switch bi-directional dc-dc converter…

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ADI launches FET input analogue front end

Analog Devices has introduced a  FET input AFE (analog front-end) with an integrated ADC driver designed to interface directly with current mode sensors such as photo diodes and highoutput impedance-voltage sensors…

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XMOS shipping hi-res audio

XMOS is shipping its  xCORE-AUDIO processor family and sampling its Gigabit Ethernet enabled xCORE-200 multicore microcontroller family…

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Infineon packages diode with IGBT

Infineon is sampling an IGBT package which can hold an IGBT up to 120A and a full rated diode in the same footprint and pin-out as JEDEC standard TO-247-3. Volume production is planned for Q1 2015…

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